Study program / study programs: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Type and level of studies: Applied master’s studies

Subject: Applied Research 2

Status: compulsory

ECTS credits: 4

 

Course objective

The students should be able to apply the basic, theoretical, methodological and applicative knowledge and methods in order to solve specific problems.

Course outcome

The students can apply the knowledge gained in different IT areas in order to assess problem structure and perform a systematic analysis so as to make conclusions as to the potential solutions. Through references and laboratory work, the students expand their knowledge by exploring different methods related to solving similar problems. This way, the students develop the ability to conduct analysis and identify problems in the area of information technology.

Course content

Theoretical classes

Realized in accordance with the needs of the subjects from the first and second elective master’s group, their complexity and structure. The instruction is partly realized through independent research work and partly through laboratory work. In accordance with their abilities and affinities, the student chooses the academic area and the professor who assigns specific tasks. The student learns how to collect scientific data from various sources. They develop awareness about the reliability of scientific data. Special focus is placed on using references, bibliographic databases and research methods. The applied research includes: active monitoring of primary data, organization and supervised implementation of research, statistical data processing, task realization in the laboratory, writing a seminar paper related to the topic of the research.

  Practical classes

  • Practical classes are carried out in accordance with the chosen academic field and defined task. As part of the practical classes, the students can do lab work, develop their seminar papers, and participate in seminars, panel discussions and other activities in which the students present the results of their work.
  • Preparation for the master’s thesis.